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Abomama Bomthandazo receives positive response from viewers

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Abomama Bomthandazo receives positive response from viewers

Mzansi Magic’s Abomama Bomthandazo aired its second episode this past Sunday, 15 April 2018.

About the show:

Mzansi Magic premiered a new drama series entitled, Abomama Bomthandazo on 8 April 2018.

According to Mzansi Magic the show is about ‘four religious women, who try to turn tragedy into something positive, get sucked into the world of crime and violence when they are forced to turn their Stokvel into a money-laundering scheme.’

The story takes place in Soweto and Ferndale. The female leads around which the story is centred are named Mapule, Fumane, Dora and Tshidi.

Character profiles:

MAPULE is a soft-spoken well-meaning woman who is dragged into troublesome waters by her brother, Thabang.

FUMANE is the pastor’s wife. She is well-respected and loved by the community. However, she is tempted by power.

DORA is a jolly, former alcoholic with a problematic spending impulse. She has a dark secret.

TSHIDI is a suburban wife who is married to a reputable doctor. Her past haunts her however, as she is a ‘former ghetto queen’.

The cast

The noteworthy cast includes the likes of Kenneth Nkosi, Masechaba Mtolo, Sekoati Tsubane, Gabriel Mini and veteran favourite, Jerry Phele.

The leads are played by four formidable actresses.

Mapule is played by Nokuthula Ledwaba and Fumane is played by Joyce Skefu, while Dora is played by newcomer Unathi Guma and Tshidi is played by Khanyi Mbau.


The second episode of the show premiered this Sunday 15 April.

Viewers who took to Twitter to comment on the show provided mostly warm and encouraging responses.

Many users took the opportunity to praise the inclusion of their favourite actors and actresses in the show.

One user provided a neat summary of what has happened in the series so far:

“#AbomamaMzansi is a lot 😂😂😂

– The pastor had a child outside his marriage who is a tsotsi.

– The church ladies dug up stolen heist money.

– Same church ladies (& pastor’s wife) killed the pastor’s tsotsi son (who was trying to take the money) & buried him.  I am Shook. ”

Abomama Bomthandazo airs on Sundays at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic.


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